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Legislators stop tree-cutting operation in Ilocos Sur

The Provincial Board of Ilocos Sur compelled the DPWH and PENRO to stop the tree-cutting operation along the Manila North Road after discovering some procedural lapses. PENRO issued a special tree-cutting permit to DPWH to cut at least 1,165 trees, some of which are century-old acacia to implement the directive of Secretary Mark Villar to remove all obstructions along the 20-meter highway road right-of-way before the end of 2019.

City eyes pay parking area at BIBAK lot

The city government is eyeing the development of the BIBAK lot along Harrison road into a temporary pay parking area to address the needs of tourists and residents.

Kennon road to open on Valentine

Visitors will be able to pass by the famous lion’s head along the historic Kennon Road starting Valentine’s Day as the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said it will try its best to fast track the ongoing repairs to accommodate the request of local governments to open the road for public use.

Infra gets lion’s share in Ilocos 2019 budget

VIGAN CITY — The infrastructure sector was allotted with ₱71 billion which comprise 54.8 percent of the region’s ₱129 billion allocation for the 2019 proposed budget, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA-1) regional office bared last June. The Department of Public Works and Highways will implement the projects.

DPWH school projects still ongoing

BAGUIO CITY — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is still in the process of completing school building projects in preparation for K12.

P8 million pangsimpa iti Karayan Buaya

VIGAN CITY — Nailatang ti P8 million para iti pannakaisimpa ti ayus ti Karayan Buaya babaen ti dialogo ti tallo a barangay ti Sta. Lucia ken ni Cong. Eric Singson iti maika-2 distrito ti Ilocos Sur. Maala ti pondo iti Quick Response Fund (QRF). Ti QRF ket para kadagiti programa kasilpo iti kalamidad ken didigra. Kinuna ni Singson a dumalan ti pondo iti National Irrigation Authority a mangmanmanehar iti paset a mai-rechannel.

La Trinidad trading post users await eviction

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — Majority of the farmers, disposers and retailers who have been using the La Trinidad Trading Post would be displaced once the eviction notice of municipal government is implemented in March.

Benguet gets P100M worth of road projects

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — Benguet province is entitled to P100 million worth of road projects for being a recipient of the Seal of Good Governance from the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), according to Board member Robert Namoro.

Slaughter tenants decry unfair treatment

BAGUIO CITY — Stall owners in the Slaughter Compound in Barangay Sto. Niño trooped to the Baguio City Hall to air their sentiments after the Office of the City Treasurer pursued the bidding out of their stalls to other renters, after they have made agreements with the City Government on their continued tenancy.

PWDs call for equal voice in society

BAGUIO CITY — “We are longing for the day when we Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) are no longer depending on the people without disabilities to decide for us; we want that we PWDs will truly actively participate in the society towards inclusive development,” said John Paredes during the program for the August 03, “White Cane Safety Week Celebration 2015” at the Baguio Convention Center (BCC).